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Category: Medicine

  • Stem Cell Revolution Leaps Forward

    By: David Coppedge Called revolutionary and “too good to be true,” a simple way to turn ordinary cells into stem cells has everyone excited – and some cautious. How can you turn an ordinary adult cell into a stem cell?  … Continue reading

  • Nobel Prize Winner Fights Tyranny of Big Scientific Journals

    He’s on a campaign to bring power to the people. Randy Schekman, a co-winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Medicine for his work in cell transport mechanisms, now has a powerful platform for speaking his mind.  In “How to break free … Continue reading

  • Incredible Stories of Human Ability in Weakness

    By David Coppedge Here are three amazing stories that speak for themselves. Baby music:  It appears that babies can remember lullabies they heard in the womb that their mothers sang.  Science Daily reported on a University of Helsinki study that measured brain … Continue reading

  • The proportion of polypeptide chains which generate native folds—part 5: experimental extraction from random sequences

    by Royal Truman This is the second to last of a six part series which critiques the most widely cited papers claiming that a high proportion of random polypeptides naturally form native-like folds. Parts 5 and 6 might not seem like … Continue reading

  • 3-D Printing Is a Simplified Form of Biomimetics

    By David Coppedge One of the hottest industrial revolutions in progress is 3-D printing.  It can’t hold a candle, though, to biological materials construction. In a story on PhysOrg, Chad Henry of CSIRO proudly holds two large insect models he made with a … Continue reading

  • Honey: One Of God’s Natural Medicines

    By R. L. David Jolly I still find bees to be one of the most fascinating animals ever created.  Partially because they present so many problems for evolutionists and partially because they have so many special design features. They are … Continue reading

  • Induced Stem Cells Get Faster, Better, Cheaper

    By David Coppedge Scientists have not only made the production of induced pluripotent stem cells much more efficient, but also have made them just as capable as embryonic stem cells of being able to produce any cell type. They keep … Continue reading

  • Reverse Engineer Living Solutions

    By David Coppedge Need solutions to practical engineering problems?  Save time and effort; see how animals and plants do it. Bee in the wind tunnel:  Harvard researches are wondering how bees fly stable in the wind and rain.  Miniature flying … Continue reading

  • “Evidence-Based” Findings May Not Be

    By David Coppedge Patients are encouraged to seek only “evidence-based” treatments for disease, but a look behind the scenes of clinical trials reveals some of the same human foibles that plague any science: shortcomings in honesty and transparency. Finding cause-and-effect … Continue reading

  • Raymond Damadian: b. 1936

    By David Coppedge On a given Sunday morning, in a small Bible Baptist church on Long Island, New York, sitting alongside his wife, you might find a quiet, unpretentious white-haired gentleman who changed the world.  Other than by his distinguished … Continue reading

  • Study on human H1N1 influenza virus demonstrates genetic entropy

    By Tas Walker Today I was notified about a paper on the accumulation of mutations in the influenza virus. It’s slightly off-topic for biblical geology, but there is a tangential connection. Since Noah’s Flood is true the millions of years … Continue reading

  • Mad Scientists Poised on the Slippery Slope

    By David Coppedge Stem cells can do good or harm, depending on their source.  When scientists think themselves above ethics, watch out. Adult Stem Cell News Adult stem cells (AS) and induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) are safe and effective … Continue reading

  • Atheists Want Hospitals — Not Churches

    The following quotation from Madalyn Murray O’Hair is carved into one of the side panels of the atheist monument that will be dedicated June 29th: “An Atheist believes that a hospital should be built instead of a church. An atheist … Continue reading

  • Brain split between atheism and theism

    A neurologist describes a case where two parts of the brain seem to have conflicting beliefs about God’s existence, and mockingly asks which ‘entity’ will go to heaven? Stefan N. from Denmark asked about a video on which a neurologist … Continue reading

  • Eye wiring clarified

    A supporter asks about an apparently strong argument from design from a well-known Christian speaker. Drs Don Batten and Jonathan Sarfati show that this argument is fallacious, but only because it overlooks another amazing design feature. Geoff W., from Australia, writes, Hi. Thanks for … Continue reading

  • Psychiatry Is Not (Yet) a Science

    By David Coppedge Complaints about a new diagnostic manual show that psychiatry has a long way to go before being considered a legitimate science.  That hope might never be fulfilled. The occasion for scientific scrutiny on psychiatry is the publication … Continue reading

  • Abortion: The Evolution Connection

    by Jake Hebert, Ph.D., and Michael Stamp Within a consistent evolutionary worldview, there is no logical basis for moral absolutes. If mankind is truly a cosmic accident, then there is no Creator-God to whom we must give an account, and there is … Continue reading

  • Appendix shrieks ‘Creation’ (at least 18 times!)

    In the context of the creation/evolution controversy, what does the word ‘appendix’ mean to you? Perhaps you remember having been taught the idea, first mooted by Charles Darwin, that the appendix is evidence of our evolutionary past, a ‘vestigial organ’ … Continue reading

  • North Dakota First State to Pass Personhood Amendment

    Many people believe that the pro-life movement is just about abortion, but there is so much more to it than that.  If you believe that human life begins at conception, then there are other issues that you need to consider.  … Continue reading

  • Countering revisionism—part 1: Ernst Haeckel, fraud is proven

    by E. van Niekerk For more than a century, one of the foremost bastions of Darwinian evolution has been that embryos of different animals pass through a similar stage in which they resemble one another very closely. Although embryologists had long … Continue reading